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Eriogonum flavum (Alpine golden buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum flavum

Eriogonum flavum Nutt.

Alpine Golden Buckwheat, Yellow Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERFL4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AK , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , OR , SD , WA , WY
Canada: AB , SK

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eriogonum flavum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum flavum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum flavum


Record Modified: 2017-11-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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